Darren McGarvey: Cybernat, Yoon or Remoaner – pick your prejudice

Darren McGarvey: Cybernat, Yoon or Remoaner – pick your prejudice
 

Since 2014, after the independence referendum, this country of ours has torn itself in two.
At every level, from our personal relationships to our communities and politics, we’ve skilfully concealed our basest tribal impulses behind a veil of political enthusiasm to disguise the fact we deeply resent one another, not only for the way we voted, but for the entire intellectual interior of that political decision.
‘Yoon’, ‘Cybernat’, ‘Remoaner’, ‘Social Justice Warrior’, ‘Brexiteer’ – the list keeps growing.
We delude ourselves into thinking that these terms, somehow, helps us understand the... read more

 
19 December 2017 in Hot News, Views: 37
Source: Scotsman
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